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      11-28-2007, 01:18 PM   #1
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anyone try Chantix (stop smoking pill)

My Doctor told me to try it and Im worried about sleep disturbance and having crazy dreams, and I guess failing. Has anyone out there tried it.I think its time to quit.thanks in advance for anyones input.
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Yes. I was on it for two weeks and quit. Funky dreams are a side effect. Like a dumb ass I quit taking them and gave my buddy the ones left over.......Started smoking again. YOU HAVE TO TAKE THEM ALL. I was told from 3-6 months. Yes they work if you follow the directions.
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      11-28-2007, 02:02 PM   #3
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how did it make you feel, did you not really want a cigg? thanks for the reply
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Felt fine. The day(s) you go to full strength you may get a bit nauseous. I found it to be almost a miracle. I have smoked for a looooooong time. This stuff works. I just did not take them long enough. I stopped for 3 weeks and started getting the cravings back slowly. By then my buddy had gulped all of the left overs down. Go get the script.
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I just did it the manly way - it's all in your head


Put the cigs down and hit the gym harder than before...
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Felt fine. The day(s) you go to full strength you may get a bit nauseous. I found it to be almost a miracle. I have smoked for a looooooong time. This stuff works. I just did not take them long enough. I stopped for 3 weeks and started getting the cravings back slowly. By then my buddy had gulped all of the left overs down. Go get the script.
Im goin to fill the script and give it a try.thanks
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I just did it the manly way - it's all in your head


Put the cigs down and hit the gym harder than before...
It is just in your head but not really. fuckin nicotine. I will start working out again though.
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i quit last january....started coughing up blood and got scared.....around september started having hardcore cravings again...not sure why probably b/c of school but had one cig and found it to be repulsive...now no more cravings....i quit cold turkey btw.....good luck I know it is tough...
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I just did it the manly way - it's all in your head


Put the cigs down and hit the gym harder than before...
I tried the "manly" way. Every man that got on my nerves had his life in jeopardy.
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thanks everyone.
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It is just in your head but not really. fuckin nicotine. I will start working out again though.
It helps with the frustration...you'll be pissed off all the time, grinding your teeth , not fun to be around, etc.


I quit twice....the first time was definitely the easiest of the two. Whatever you do, don't go back after you've quit. It takes 3 weeks for the physical addiction to die off, but the mental desire will always be there.
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It helps with the frustration...you'll be pissed off all the time, grinding your teeth , not fun to be around, etc.


I quit twice....the first time was definitely the easiest of the two. Whatever you do, don't go back after you've quit. It takes 3 weeks for the physical addiction to die off, but the mental desire will always be there.
the mental part is what makes me think its hopeless.I can just picture me wanting one forever.
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My Doctor told me to try it and Im worried about sleep disturbance and having crazy dreams, and I guess failing. Has anyone out there tried it.I think its time to quit.thanks in advance for anyones input.
Try to quit as soon as you can. I saw what smoking did to my Dad. His chest X-Rays weren't very pretty.

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Try to quit as soon as you can. I saw what smoking did to my Dad. His chest X-Rays weren't very pretty.

Good Luck.
no kiddin, my Dad is having kidney failure, hes been smoking since he was 16.he's 69 now.I also have my baby boy to think about.god I suck. oh, and I have asthma. Im a sharp one.:
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is that something can buy over the counter?
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is that something can buy over the counter?
no, you need a prescription.
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the mental part is what makes me think its hopeless.I can just picture me wanting one forever.
That's just it. The medicine blocks the receptors in your brain that are craving the nicotine. Trust me, it works.
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the mental part is what makes me think its hopeless.I can just picture me wanting one forever.
Yeah, there are a lot of desires that we have to control anyway (i.e. cheating, lying, stealing, etc.)...It's just one more thing to add to the list. The nice thing about losing the physical addiction is that the headaches/mood swings stop, and you take control of your body, whereas before, the cigs had control over you.
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Yeah, there are a lot of desires that we have to control anyway (i.e. cheating, lying, stealing, etc.)...It's just one more thing to add to the list. The nice thing about losing the physical addiction is that the headaches/mood swings stop, and you take control of your body, whereas before, the cigs had control over you.
very well said.
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very well said.
Just thinking about how cigs had control over me got me extremely pissed off and helped me to quit....I literally picked up my last pack, broke all the cigs, and said "fuck this". After quitting, you'll look at other smokers as weaklings and it'll help keep you on top
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Try to quit as soon as you can. I saw what smoking did to my Dad. His chest X-Rays weren't very pretty.

Good Luck.
you really are the perfect mascot for cali.


as for the smoking,
I never got addicted, so it was pretty simple to just not buy anymore.
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